01 Jun '11, 4pm

Oxfam America Launches a New Program to Address the Broken Food System

The failure of the system flows from failures of government—failures to regulate , to correct, to protect, to resist, to invest—which mean that companies, interest groups, and elites are able to plunder our resources and to redirect flows of finance, knowledge, and food to suit themselves. And now we have entered an age of growing crisis, of shock piled upon shock: Vertiginous food price spikes and oil price hikes and devastating weather events that catch us somehow unaware and unprepared. Behind each of these slow-burn crises continue to smolder creeping and insidious climate change; growing inequality, chronic hunger, and vulnerability; and the erosion of our natural resources. The broken food system is both a driver of this fragility and highly vulnerable to it. But all of this can change, and in fact it already is. Today Oxfam is launching our new campaign GROW . GROW ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/oxfam-america-lau...

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